traffic is down about 9% y-o-y .
i don't think that this is just due to auto strikes.
none of the categories is positive. every category is negative.
it is hard to say how much of this is due to trade uncertainty, or stagnation in europe, or gm stike.
i did not sort thru individual categories to see which ones were weaker, etc.
but locally here outside tucson, homebuilding seems to be doing ok, most restuarants are doing ok (not great), and the freeway seems crowded (people are going to jobs).